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The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth and Other Curiosities from the History of Medicine

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William Simpson (artist, 1823–1899)
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This program origionally aired on 11-19-2018.

On this edition of River to River, Ben Kieffer talks with medical historian Thomas Morris about his new book, “The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth and Other Curiosities from the History of Medicine,” which details mysterious Illnesses, horrifying operations, dubious remedies and unfortunate predicaments from the early 17th Century to the turn of the 20th Century.

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River